Department Coordinator (CH11662)

University of Bath
May 19, 2024
Offerd Salary:£25,138
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
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Job title Department Coordinator

Department Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

Salary Starting from £25,138, rising to £28,759

Grade Grade 5

Contract Type Full Time, Open Ended

Placed on Wednesday 01 May 2024

Closing date Sunday 19 May 2024

Interview date To be confirmed

Reference CH11662

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We are looking for eager, motivated and resourceful individual to join our busy team within the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.

About the role

You will play a vital role, ensuring the smooth and efficient operation of the department office and providing advice, support and information.

Key elements of the role include providing administrative and operational support to the Head of Department with the responsibility for co-ordinating core Department activities including HR and finance matters and providing full secretarial support for a number of department committees.

This varied and interesting post also includes co-ordinating recruitment and staff induction activity, support for Faculty based teams, departmental events, enquiry management, overview and allocation of Departmental space and management of operational relationships with Professional Services colleagues across the University.

This role is offered on a full time (36.5 hours) per week permanent basis.

About you
  • Be able to communicate persuasively and tactfully with colleagues.
  • Have an approachable and friendly style but with the willingness to challenge people and situations when necessary.
  • Possess excellent organisational skills, demonstrate a good use of initiative and have the ability to multi-task and prioritise a high workload.
  • For informal discussions please contact Toby Wellington on [email protected] or Hannah Dixey on [email protected]

    What we can offer you:
  • a very generous employer contributory pension scheme
  • generous annual leave allowance with an additional 5 discretionary days so that you can enjoy a positive work life balance
  • we are a family-friendly University and with an increasingly agile workforce, are open to flexible working arrangements
  • an excellent reward package that recognises the talents of our diverse workforce
  • a wide range of personal and professional development opportunities
  • a number of support options available for new and existing staff to help with the cost of some immigration expenses which you may be eligible for: Relocation allowance, Visa Reimbursement, Interest-Free Loan.
  • Find out more about our benefits.

    We consider ourselves to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations and have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds will lead to a better environment for our employees and students, so we encourage applications from all genders, backgrounds, and communities, particularly from under-represented groups, and value the positive impact that will have on our teams.

    We are very proud to be an autism friendly university and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

    Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

    Further details:
  • Job Description & Person Specification

  • Terms of Employment

  • We are constantly seeking to reduce the unconscious bias that enters any assessment process, with the goal of creating an inclusive and equal assessment process. To support this, personal details will be removed from application forms at the initial shortlisting stage.

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